Re: [SLE] docs for remote administration with VNC?
From: Jerome R. Westrick (jerry_at_westrick.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 20:55:46 +0100
Interesting that must have changed with 9.0?
There used to be some notes on VNC in the release notes,
and additional documentation in /usr/share/doc/packages/vnc
not there anymore, and tighvnc only has the readme, not the
Okay, a short run down on what the nice guys at SuSE have done for you:
They've setup tightvnc as a "Terminal Server". Ie see the file
/etc/xinet.d/vnc... (I usually add entries there for higher
Oh, BTW, the entry for 1280x1024 is incorrrect!
On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 10:40, Phil Mocek wrote:
> I'm a long-time Debian user but SuSE is new to me, and I'm having
> a really difficult time finding SuSE documentation. I'm used to a
> system where most packages have fairly extensive documentation
> under /usr/share/doc, and for which very specific policies
> regarding ``how to do stuff'' with the distribution are available
> at one site on the Web.
> Several times over the course of my installation of SuSE 9.0, I've
> gone to the places I'd expect to find documentation and turned up
> little to nothing or outdated information. Perhaps I'm looking in
> the wrong places?
> Case in point: When installing SuSE on this box I'm building, I
> was able to specify that YaST should allow remote administration
> over VNC. However, I can't find any information about this.
> SuSE's knowledge base turns up *nothing* relevant: a keyword
> search for ``vnc'',
> returns an article on remote *installation* with vnc for SuSE 8.1.
> A full-text search,
> returns three additional articles, none of which are relevant.
> The only files under /usr/share/doc on my system (which does have
> suselinux-adminguide_en installed) that contain the string `vnc'
> or `VNC' are:
> None of these is relevant.
> Am I missing something?
> Phil Mocek
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